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Pea Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
GI 15. GL 1.5
Botanical Name
Pisum Sativum
Hindi Name
Mattar, Mathar, Bhattani
Chinese Name
Jia Wan Dou

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Pea Cures

Most Effective


Action of Pea

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Pea

Highly Effective

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Seeds, Leaves, Oil.
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Pea is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
It belongs to Fabaceae family.
Best used Skin Problems.


Grown In

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Materia Medica for Pea

Pea General

Pea ( Matar in India ) is associated to the Fabaceae family. Pea is small and round in shape. It has a sweet and starchy taste. It contains essential nutrients needed for a healthy body.
The presence of polyphenol makes Peas a strong anticancer herb. It prevents the formation of Cancer cells in the stomach.
Peas are packed with high amount of antioxidants and nutrients like Flavonoids, Catechin, Epicatechin, Carotenoid, Calcium, Iron, Phenolic Acid and Zinc. The antioxidants help in fighting diseases by enhancing the Immunity. The antioxidants protect the cells from free radical damage.
The antiaging property reduces the signs of aging like wrinkles and dark circles. It provides a soft and glowing skin.
It possesses Antiinflammatory property which helps in treating conditions like Arthritis and Osteoporosis.
Peas are a good source of Vitamin K. Vitamin K increases the blood circulation to the brain. This helps in preventing Alzheimer.
It regulates the level of blood sugar in the blood. It improves insulin production helps in the treatment of Diabetes.
It is an excellent source of nutrients for an expecting mother. It prevents the the chances of birth defects.
It improves the digestion process. It enhances the body's metabolism and regulates the bowel movement. This helps to cure problems like Indigestion and Constipation.
It keeps the blood vessels healthy. It inhibits the formation of plaque and reduces oxidative stress. It prevents the occurrence of Heart Diseases.
Peas reduce stress and strain from the eyes and improve vision.
It nourishes the Hair follicles and enhances the Hair growth. It resolves the problem of dry Hair, brittle hair and rough hair.
It is low in calories and fat. It keeps you full for long. It is effective in managing the body weight.

Keywords: Stomach Cancer, Aging, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Alzheimer, Diabetes, Indigestion, Constipation, Heart Diseases, Burning Sensation, Dry Hair.
Single Herb

Peas for Beriberi

Eat one cup of raw Peas regularly.

Pea for Pica Syndrome

Include one cup of raw Peas in your daily diet.
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22 Sep 2018
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